University of Toronto

Predicting the fate of stem cells

University of Toronto researchers have developed a method that can rapidly screen human stem cells and better control what they will turn into. The technology could have potential use in regenerative medicine and drug development. ...

dateOct 22, 2013 in Cell & Microbiology
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Precarious employment on the rise

Ontario's economy, and its traditional economic stronghold in the Toronto region, are slowly returning to pre-recessionary levels of employment. Yet there has been growing concern about the kinds of jobs the economy is creating. ...

dateOct 07, 2013 in Economics & Business
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Study highlights racial groups in TV ads

White people are more likely to be represented, and in a positive light, than Blacks or Asians in Canadian television advertisements, says a new study from the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM).

dateAug 12, 2013 in Social Sciences
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Why guppies have genital claws

New research from evolutionary biologists at the University of Toronto shows that the male guppy grows claws on its genitals to make it more difficult for unreceptive females to get away during mating.

dateAug 02, 2013 in Plants & Animals
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